How to add a transition between slides in PowerPoint 2010

What is slide transition?

Slide transitions are motion effects that occur in Slide Show view when you move from one slide to the next during a presentation. When you make a PowerPoint presentation, you are probably using transitions to achieve more effects.

New to slide transition in PowerPoint 2010? Learn how to control the speed, add a sound, and customize the properties of transition effects with this post.

Add a transition to a PowerPoint 2010 slide

Actually, it works in similar principle as transitions in previous PowerPoint versions. In PowerPoint 2010, you have many different choices on slide transition.

  • 1. From the Main Tabs, on the Transitions tab, in the Transition to This Slide group, you can choose a transition effect from the current list.
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  • 2. Go to the Transitions tab, in the Transition To This Slide group, click the slide transition effect that you want for that slide.
    If you want to learn more transition effects, in the Quick Styles list, click the More button , and you will tour the full list.
  • 3. To change to a variation of selected transition, still in the Transition To This Slide group, click Effect Options dropdown button to choose a variation you prefer.
  • 4. To set the slide transition speed between the current slide and the next, in the Timing group, click the arrow next to Duration, and select a speed that you like.
  • 5. To add a sound for a transition in the current slide, in the Timing group, click the down arrow next to Sound, and choose a sound effect you want.
  • 6. To add a slide transition to another slide, repeat the steps above.
  • Note: To apply the same slide transition to all of the slides in your presentation, on the Transitions tab, in the Timing group, click Apply To All.


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